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09: European security in the age of hybrid threats: Rethinking military and civilian cooperation?

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Breakout / Global power
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Hybrid threats from state and non-state actors pose a major challenge to European security. Measures against the targeted influence on society, the economy and politics require effective civil-military cooperation at the national and the European level. Which are the challenges that most require such a targeted civil-military approach?

Speakers

Professor, Department of Legal Philosophy, University of Vienna Introduction
Ambassador-at-Large for Hybrid Threats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Vilnius
Head, EU Hybrid Fusion Cell, European External Action Service, Brussels
Director, Operations Command and Control Division, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna
Director, Community of Interest on Vulnerabilities and Resilience, Hybrid Center of Excellence, Helsinki
Communication Officer, Security and Defence, European External Action Service, Brussels Chair

DDr. Christian M. STADLER

Professor, Department of Legal Philosophy, University of Vienna

1989 Magisterium, Rechtswissenschaften, Universität Wien
1990 Doktorat, Rechtswissenschaften, Universität Wien
1992 Univ.Ass., Institut für Rechtsphilosophie, Universität Wien
1994 Magisterium, Philosophie und Germanistik, Universität Wien
1994 Ordentlicher Präsenzdienst beim Österreichischen Bundesheer (FMTS)
1996 Doktorat, Philosophie, Universität Wien
1997 Promotion sub auspiciis praesidentis rei publicae zum Doktor der Philosophie, Universität Wien
1998 Aufnahme in die Wissenschaftskommission des BMLVS, Wien
1999 Vortragstätigkeit, Theresianischen Militärakademie, Wiener Neustadt
1999 Vortragstätigkeit, Landesverteidigungsakademie, Wiener Neustadt
2000 Habilitation, Rechtsphilosophie, Universität Wien
2000 Ao.Univ.Prof., Rechtsphilosophie, Universität Wien
2002 Vortragender, Generalstabslehrgang, Österreichisches Bundesheer, Wien
2005 Vortragender, Strategischen Führungslehrgang, Österreichisches Bundesheer, Wien
2006 Projekt „eLaw-Tune-In“ 4-jähriges eLearning-Projekt, Universität Wien
2009 Lehrtätigkeit, Sicherheitsakademie des Bundes, Wien
2010 FFG-KIRAS-Projekt: SKILL - Rechtsethische GSK-Studie
2010 FFG-KIRAS-Projekt: SafeCon - Rechtsethische GSK-Studie
2011 Vortragstätigkeit, Bundesministerium für Inneres, Wien
2011 Expertenrat für Integration, Bundesministerium für Inneres, Wien
2013 FFG-KIRAS-Projekt: RelCon .- Rechtsethische GSK-Studie
2013 FFG-KIRAS-Projekt: FlexDetect - Rechtsethische GSK-Studie
2013 Abteilungsleiter, Polemologie und Rechtsethik, Institut für Rechtsphilosophie, Landesverteidigungsakademie, Wien
2014 Migrationsrat für Österreich, Bundesministerium für Inneres, Wien
2016 Migrationskommission, Bundesministerium für Inneres, Wien
2017 FFG-KIRAS-Projekt: Ambos - Rechtsethische GSK-Studie

Eitvydas BAJARUNAS

Ambassador-at-Large for Hybrid Threats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Vilnius

 Eitvydas Bajarūnas currently is Ambassador-at-Large for Hybrid Threats at the MFA of the Republic of Lithuania. Previously he held various overseas postings - Ambassador to Sweden and Consul General of Lithuania in Saint Petersburg (Russia). He also served at the Mission of Lithuania at NATO (Brussels, Belgium). E.Bajarūnas was Political Director at the MFA, director of several units of the MFA (Europe Department, Department of Bilateral Relations, Foreign Policy Planning Division, etc) and the MoD. E.Bajarūnas also was Diplomatic Adviser of the President of Lithuania and Consultant of NATO Affairs Commission, Seimas (Parliament) of Lithuania. Ambassador E.Bajarūnas is Chairman of the Board of Easter European Studies Centre (Vilnius), member of the Editorial Board of the "Lithuanian Annual Strategic Review" of the Military Academy of Lithuania, member of the Steering Board of the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Helsinki) and member of the Governing Board of the European Humanities University (Vilnius). He undertook extensive education and training. He graduated Royal College of Defence Studies, London, UK, EU Senior Mission Leaders Course, conducted by European Security and Defence College and Folke Bernadotte Academy (Sweden) in Brussels and Bruges, Belgium, Courses in International Relations (Swedish Institute of International Affairs), Stockholm, Sweden, Courses in International Security, NATO (SHAPE) School, Oberammergau, Germany, School of International Relations, Central European University, Prague, the Czech Republic, etc. E.Bajarūnas holds Master of Arts in International Relations, King’s College London, UK and Diploma in Applied Mathematics, Vilnius University, Faculty of Mathematics, Lithuania. E.Bajarūnas is author of numerous articles in Lithuania and abroad on Lithuanian and Baltic-Nordic security, Russia’s foreign and security policy and hybrid threats. He is fluent in English, Russian, have knowledge in French, Polish, and Swedish.

David HUNTER

Head, EU Hybrid Fusion Cell, European External Action Service, Brussels

1997-2000 MA (Hons), English Literature; St Peter's College, Oxford University
2002-2003 Postgraduate Studies (PGCE), English and Drama, Homerton College, Cambridge University.
2003-2005 Secondary School Teacher, English Language and Literature.
2005-2007 Policy and Communications Officer, ACEVO (Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations), London
2007-2010 Press Officer, UK Ministry of Defence, London
2010-2013 Research Analyst, UK Ministry of Defence, London
2013-2015 Senior Research Analyst, UK Ministry of Defence, London
2015-2016 Policy Lead, UK-Ukraine Defence Relations UK, Ministry of Defence, London
since 2016 Head, EU Hybrid Fusion Cell, European External Action Service (EEAS), Brussels

Christian RIENER

Director, Operations Command and Control Division, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna

1986-1990 Enlisted and non-commissioned officer & squad and platoon leader, Infantry Regiment
1990-1993 Student, Theresien Military Academy, Wr. Neustadt
1993-2000 Company Commander mechanized; staff officer S1 battalion level; military assistant to the battalion commander, Anti-Tank Company
2000-2003 Student, 16th national joint command and general staff course at National Defence Academy; student, political science, University of Vienna
2003-2004 Teacher, Operations and tactics, National Defence Academy, Vienna
2004-2007 Chief of staff & deputy commander, 4th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, Linz
2007-2011 Head, Tactical Education and Training Section, National Defence Academy, Vienna
2007-2011 Head, Tactical Education and Training Section, National Defence Academy, Vienna
2011-2017 Commander, 4th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, Linz
since 2017 Director of Operations, Command and Control Division in the MoD, Vienna

Jukka SAVOLAINEN

Director, Community of Interest on Vulnerabilities and Resilience, Hybrid Center of Excellence, Helsinki

1983-1986 Naval Academy
1983-1986 Commanding officer & Head of operations, Archipelago Sea Coast Guard District
1997-2002 Staff officer & Head of unit for EU affairs, Border Guard Headquarters
2002-2006 Counsellor for border security, Finnish Permanent Representation to the EU; National expert, General Secretariat of the Council of the EU, DG H - Justice and Home Affairs, Brussels
2006-2008 Director for International Affairs, Border Guard Headquarters, Ministry of the Interior, Helskinki
2008-2010 Deputy Chief, Border and Coast Guard Division, Border Guard Headquarter, Ministry of the Interior, Helsinki
2010-2012 Head of Mission, EU Police Mission in Afghanistan, Kabul
2012-2017 Commander, West Finland Coast Guard District
since 2017 Director, Community of Interest on Vulnerabilities and Resilience, Hybrid Center of Excellence, Helsinki

Mag. B.A. Raphaela ENGEL

Communication Officer, Security and Defence, European External Action Service, Brussels

2006-2012 Student, University of Vienna
2010 Student, University of Oxford
2013-2014 Military Policy Division, Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna
2014-2014 EU Department, Military Policy Division, Austrian Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna
since 2015 Security Policy Advisor, Austrian Ministry of Defence and Sports, Directorate for Security Policy, Vienna
since 2017 Communication Officer, Security and Defence, European External Action Service, Brussels

Political Symposium

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25.08.2018

13:30 - 16:30My Europe - My StoryPartner
17:00 - 18:30OpeningPlenary
19:00 - 20:30New perspectives on EU enlargementPlenary
21:30 - 23:30Drink receptionSocial

26.08.2018

08:30 - 09:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPlenary
08:30 - 09:30POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Hikes: Hiking with pioneers - Mindfulness in educationPartner
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 01: Whoever has the money has the power? The future financing of the EUBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 02: EU-Russia relations: Attempting a cool-headed analysisBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 03: Citizens don’t bite: Experiences and learnings from successful participation projects in EuropeBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 04: European security and the Mediterranean: A simulationBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 05: A world without nukes? The impact of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear WeaponsBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 06: Women and youth empowerment: The Sustainable Development Goals in practiceBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 07: Democracies under pressure: Civil society and populismBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 08: Implementing the SDGs: The challenges countries face and the solutions they offerBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 09: European security in the age of hybrid threats: Rethinking military and civilian cooperation?Breakout
15:00 - 16:15Sovereignty in the EU: Who decides?Plenary
17:00 - 18:15Democracies under pressurePlenary
18:30 - 20:30Green Finance: Private capital against climate changePartner
18:30 - 20:30Lessons from the best: What we can learn from Europe’s most sustainable regionsPartner
18:45 - 20:15The subsidiarity principle under scrutinyPlenary
20:00 - 22:00European-Israeli DinnerSocial
20:15 - 21:00POLITICO Happy HourSocial

27.08.2018

08:30 - 09:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPlenary
08:30 - 09:30POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Hikes: Hiking with pioneers - Mindfulness in politicsPartner
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 10: Living the Swiss militia principle: Ensuring resilience through involvementBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 11: Israel: Can democracy exist without peace?Breakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 12: Defending democracy in the digital age: From theory to practiceBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 13: The end of oil: Global systems in transitionBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 14: Are you acting or reacting? Countering climate change through new partnershipsBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 15: Culture and identity: What level of adaptation is required for successful integration?Breakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 16: Promoting sustainable developmentBreakout
10:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 17: Democracies under pressure: The media and populismBreakout
13:00 - 14:45From grey to green: Green infrastructure as a way out of the biodiversity crisisPartner
14:30 - 15:45Global power shifts: Implications for Europe and AsiaPlenary
16:15 - 17:45European Union - Russia: What to do?Plenary
18:15 - 19:15The future of the EU: Priorities of the Austrian EU Council PresidencyPlenary

28.08.2018

09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Hikes: Hiking with pioneers - Mindfulness in businessPartner
09:30 - 10:30The rule of law under scrutinyPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Reconciling (bio)diversity protection and efforts to mitigate climate changePlenary